Michael Block is the co-founder and CEO of greenmonkey®, a growing company dedicated to teaching and promoting health and well-being. Michael is also a managing partner at Just M Consulting, a firm dedicated to providing expertise and consulting to the toy industry. Prior to greenmonkey®, Michael spent 20 years in the toy industry. He served as an international executive responsible for growing and managing several businesses at Hasbro, including a number of emerging markets. Following Hasbro, he joined Toy Plus as a Director heading up Product Development.
Michael has held various positions in charitable organizations working with his family to better the lives of children around the world. He currently serves on the board of Voices for Children, is a trustee of the Ellen & Ronald Block Family Foundation and has recently joined the Board of Feeding South Florida. Michael is a graduate of American University and lives in Miami Beach, Florida.
Kiersten Mooney, E-RYT 500, is the cofounder of greenmonkey®, a health and wellness company offering research-driven, innovative yoga programs, accredited 200- and 300-hour teacher trainings, and global retreats. Since 2012, Kiersten has completed extensive published research about yoga in partnership with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She has over 20 years’ experience in the wellness industry. Kiersten was awarded degrees from the University of Miami in Sociology, Exercise Sports Science and Sports Medicine with graduate studies in Exercise Physiology & Nutrition. She is a renowned international speaker, presenting at events such as Yoga Journal LIVE!, ECA, and OMEGA. Kiersten also teaches around the globe and is passionate about inspiring students and teachers to awaken to their personal power and to live their practice fully and courageously in every aspect of life.